Atlantic Technological University Sligo Awards 2023

Major Award Winners

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Award Best Project Award
Students Sean Jordan, Mark Cranley
School Coola Post Primary School, Riverstown, Via Boyle, Co. Sligo
Project
The Perfect Turbine
Teacher Shona Gorman
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Olivia Rocha da Rocha Brito
School Mercy College, Chapel Hill, Sligo
Project
Investigating Gene Expression in Glioblastoma using RNAseq
Teacher Ryan Coyne
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Student Olivia Rocha da Rocha Brito
School Mercy College, Chapel Hill, Sligo
Project
Investigating Gene Expression in Glioblastoma using RNAseq
Teacher Ryan Coyne
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Runner-up Award
Students Emma Munnelly, Rachel Harney
School Davitt College, Springfield, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Project
The Fatal Impact of Crushing Tablets
Teacher Fiona O’Connor
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Award EirGrid Climate and Delivering a Cleaner Energy Future Award
Students Sean Jordan, Mark Cranley
School Coola Post Primary School, Riverstown, Via Boyle, Co. Sligo
Project
The Perfect Turbine
Teacher Shona Gorman
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Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Conor Keenahan, Brandon McKiernan, Jude Kennedy
School Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Project
Will the Stopping Distance of a Toy Car After Travelling Down a Ramp be Affected by the Height of a Ramp
Teacher Anna-Marie Kelly
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Award Business Excellence Institute Award
Students Aoife Cattigan, Lauren Duffy
School St Nathy’s College, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
Project
Now You See Me, Now You Don't
Teacher Jackie Brennan
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Award Smurfit Kappa Sustainability Award
Students Anna Connolly, Clodagh Cawley, Ashling Gilmartin
School St Mary’s Secondary School, Convent Hill, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Project
If You're Happy in Your Nappy......Must it be Expensive?
Teacher Mary McGregor
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Award SciFest Communication Award
Students Edel O’Hara, Grace Burke, Niamh Ryan
School Elphin Community College, Elphin, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
Project
What Liquid Makes Plants Grow the Fastest?
Teacher Deirdre Daly
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Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Students Aisling Maloney, Anniemai Giblin, Mollie Jordan
School St Nathy’s College, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
Project
When Random isn't so Random
Teacher Oliver Brady
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Award Regeneron Life Sciences Award
Students Diarmait Fennelly, Andrew Connell, Tom Murphy
School Summerhill College, College Road, Sligo
Project
An Examination of Bacterial Cultures Cultivated from Open Water Bodies, with Additional Research into Possible Antibiotic Resistance.
Teacher Kathy McMorrow
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Award SciFest Chemistry Student Award
Students Rojus Jonelis, Bilal Saddique, Devin Pelton
School Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Project
An Investigation into the Efficiency of Bases against Acid Reflux.
Teacher Anna-Marie Kelly
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Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Award
Students Andzelika Pelnika, Bohdana Brynetska
School Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Project
To Investigate Life on Other Planets
Teacher Jacqueline Walsh
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Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Teacher Award
Students
School Carrick-on-Shannon Community School, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Project
Teacher Jacqueline Walsh
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Award Irish Science Teachers’ Association Student Award
Students Leanne Galvin, Leona Bruen, Ellie Harte
School Coola Post Primary School, Riverstown, Via Boyle, Co. Sligo
Project
Hydroponic Greenhouse Cultivation for Sustainable Agriculture
Teacher Shona Gorman
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Award Dawn Meats Agricultural Science Award
Students Leanne Galvin, Leona Bruen, Ellie Harte
School Coola Post Primary School, Riverstown, Via Boyle, Co. Sligo
Project
Hydroponic Greenhouse Cultivation for Sustainable Agriculture
Teacher Shona Gorman
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Award ATU Sligo Chemistry Award
Student Sophie Swann
School Sligo Grammar School, The Mall, Sligo
Project
An Investigation into Bacteria found on Artificial Pitches in comparison to Grass Pitches
Teacher Dr Sandra Tiernan

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